|By Business Wire||
|August 14, 2013 08:04 AM EDT||
Hortonworks, a leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has signed a reseller agreement with CSC (NYSE: CSC). The reseller agreement enables CSC to sell subscription support for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s only 100-percent open source data platform powered by Apache Hadoop. CSC’s big data practice and its solutions extend the reach of HDP to enterprises around the world by offering a supported Apache Hadoop platform to its enterprise customer base.
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“CSC is committed to providing its big data customers with next-generation technology to improve their operations through more precise decision-making,” said Sashi Reddi, vice president and general manager for Big Data and Analytics, CSC. “This reseller agreement allows us to offer clients enterprise-ready, Apache Hadoop-based solutions to help them deploy their big data strategies.”
Built and packaged by the core architects of Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks Data Platform includes all of the necessary components to refine and explore new data sources, and uncover new business insights from big data sources. It is a core component of the next-generation enterprise data architecture as it enables enterprise organizations to capture, process and share data in any format and at scale.
“Integrators like CSC are critical partners for supporting and enabling a high-value ecosystem around Apache Hadoop and other related technologies,” said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development, Hortonworks. “CSC team members are ready to help our customers implement HDP. We look forward to expanding the enterprise adoption of 100-percent open source Apache Hadoop across the globe and ensure its place in today’s modern data architecture. As a technology leader focused on building a better Apache Hadoop, Hortonworks remains focused on empowering a community that is dedicated to showcasing the tremendous business value for the open source data platform.”
Hortonworks is the only 100-percent open source software provider to develop, distribute and support an Apache Hadoop platform explicitly architected, built and tested for enterprise-grade deployments. Developed by the original architects, builders and operators of Hadoop, Hortonworks stewards the core and delivers the critical services required by the enterprise to reliably and effectively run Hadoop at scale. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks also provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com. Get started and Go from Zero to Hadoop in 15 Minutes with the Hortonworks’ Sandbox.